Configure FTP

drakwizard proftpd

This tool[5] can help you to set up an FTP server.

What is FTP?

File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a standard network protocol used to transfer files from one host to another host over a TCP-based network, such as the Internet. (From Wikipedia)

Setting up an FTP server with drakwizard proftpd

Welcome to the FTP wizard. Buckle up.

  1. Introduction

    The first page is just an introduction, click Next.

  2. Selecting Server Exposer: Local Net and/or World

    Exposing the FTP server to the Internet has it's risks. Be ready for bad things.

  3. Server Information

    Enter name the sever will use to introduce itself, someone to email complaints too and whether to allow root login access.

  4. Server Options

    Set listening port, jailed user, allow resumes and/or FXP (File eXchange Protocol)

  5. Summary

    Take a second to check these options, then click Next.

  6. Finish

    You're done! Click Finish.

[5] You can start this tool from the command line, by typing drakwizard proftpd as root.

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Uploaded on 22/10/2016
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